Welcome to our blog!

Our desire is to help you know God more deeply and to live with greater effectiveness.  Many of our blog posts are designed to help you in your daily walk as well as provide information from book reviews and lessons in life.

Ginger Blomberg is a homeschooling mother to five wonderful children and one naughty beagle. She lives across the street from her friend Elisabeth and drives everyone around in a very cool 15-passenger van.


Elisabeth Hanrion is also a homeschooling mother to five wonderful children and one golden doodle and an assortment of lizards and reptiles her children have  collected. She lives across the street from her friend Ginger and they enjoy participating in triathlons and going to the beach.



Claire bio picClaire Rhoads is a San Francisco city gal who met a southern country boy and fell in love. Upon marriage, she was persuaded to go bi-coastal in Charleston and found herself a screened-in porch posthaste. She divides her time as a part-time business consultant and mom of two. As a member of The Church at LifePark, she loves to study and teach God’s word in a way that is deeply theological, yet practical, digestible and humorous.


Rick Higgins currently serves as the Associate Pastor at The Church at LifePark in Mount Pleasant South Carolina.  Originally from Syracuse, New York, Rick entered the Navy after college.  He served eight years on active duty as a Naval Flight Officer and after his time in the Navy he served as a faculty member at Columbia International University.  He is married to Jeanne and they have three children (Elisabeth, Daniel, and David) and five beautiful granddaughters.  For R & R, Rick enjoys running, swimming, and backpacking in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.

Julie Tofilon has been wonderfully married to her husband, Tom, for 34 years, with two godly sons, daughter-in-law, and two grandsons. She earned a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership (with an emphasis on Spiritual Formation) and a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Counseling. She has extensive cross-cultural experience having served over 30 years as an overseas “worker”, pastor’s wife, and international-student outreach leader. Julie currently leads the women’s ministry, directs the English-language choir, leads/helps with worship, assists with youth ministry, and teaches Sunday School in her local church. She is a soon-to-be certified Professional Life Coach. Hobbies include music, outdoor activities, reading, crocheting, and visiting with friends.

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Rick & Josh